Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 14 - INDEPENDENT AGENCIES
Subtitle 30 - STATE HIGHER EDUCATION LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
Chapter 14.30.09 - Collective Bargaining
14.30.09.02 - Memorandum of Understanding
14.30.09.02. Memorandum of Understanding
A. When the parties to collective bargaining negotiations have reached agreement, a written memorandum of understanding shall be executed as required under State Personnel and Pensions Article, § 3-601, Annotated Code of Maryland, containing all matters of agreement signed by:
(1) The exclusive representative; and
(2) The institution president or president's designee in the case of a University System of Maryland institution as defined in the State Personnel and Pensions Article, § 3-101(g), Annotated Code of Maryland, or the governing board or governing board's designee in the case of Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, or Baltimore City Community College.
B. To the extent matters in a memorandum of understanding require legislative approval, the legislation shall be recommended to the Governor for submission to the General Assembly.
C. A memorandum of understanding is not valid if it extends for less than 1 year or for more than 3 years.
D. As provided in State Personnel and Pensions Article, § 3-601(c), Annotated Code of Maryland, a memorandum of understanding is not effective until it has been ratified by the institution's governing board and by a majority of votes cast by the employees in the bargaining unit. No portion of the memorandum of understanding shall be implemented until all provisions are approved by all parties.
E. The parties to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) negotiated in accordance with §§ A-C of this regulation shall file a copy of the MOU with the Board within 30 days after it has become effective as provided under § D of this regulation.(Regulation .02A, D amended effective October 25, 2004 (31:21 Md. R. 1545)
Regulation .02E adopted effective March 13, 2006 (33:5 Md. R. 522))